Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Date

1810

Object Number

XII.4192

Provenance

Old Tower stock

Physical Description

Fitted with ring-necked cock. Stocked to 4 1/8 inch of the muzzle. Brass furniture. Steel ramrod

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 55 in (1397 mm), Length of barrel: 39.5 in (1003 mm), Weight: 9 lb. 14 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Calibre

.750 in (11 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel stamped on left of breech with crowned GR over Broad Arrow and crown over crossed sceptres. Stamped near muzzle: XIII. Stamped on right by pan: crown over 21, and on tang: crown over 4. Lockplate engraved with royal cypher and TOWER, and stamped with crown over Broad Arrow. Sideplate flat stamped: WH ; C . Butt stamped on right with Ordnance storekeeper's mark. Underside of butt to right of guard stamped twice with crown over [1] (i.e. stamped twice with crown over 1, the 1 uncertain), also RW .Ramrod groove: front section (front to rear) stamped twice with crown over 8 ; middle section: XI ; rear section: TL WRIGHT ; LS. Ramrod stamped: crown; SG ; L over horizontal line over 43

Associations

Places England

Notes

Displayed fitted with socket bayonet X.464